Born again bone: tissue engineering for bone repair.

  title={Born again bone: tissue engineering for bone repair.},
  author={Martin Braddock and Parul Houston and Callum J. Campbell and Peter Ashcroft},
  journal={News in physiological sciences : an international journal of physiology produced jointly by the International Union of Physiological Sciences and the American Physiological Society},
Destruction of bone tissue due to disease and inefficient bone healing after traumatic injury may be addressed by tissue engineering techniques. Growth factor, cytokine protein, and gene therapies will be developed, which, in conjunction with suitable carriers, will regenerate missing bone or help in cases of defective healing.